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A boy wears a mask while visiting the Chinese New Year Folk Art Lantern show with his father at Expo Garden on February 5th, 2021 in Wuhan. Photograph: Getty

A member of the World Health Organisation expert team investigating the origins of the coronavirus in Wuhan says Chinese authorities granted full acce(...)

A doctor checks the breathing of a patient in the intensive care unit dedicated to Covid-19 at the Ineram Hospital in Asuncion, Paraguay. Photograph: Jorge Saenz/ AP Photo

The world should be able to rein in the coronavirus pandemic in less than two years, the World Health Organisation has said, as South Korea reported t(...)

People enjoy a warm day at the beach in Melilla, Spain, on the day the autonomous region starts phase two of the government’s plan to gradually ease the lockdown measures. Photograph: F G Guerrero/EPA

Spain has reported no deaths in a 24-hour period from Covid-19 for the first time since March. Emergency health response chief Fernando Simon said th(...)

South Korea decided last year to deploy the THAAD system to protect against North Korea’s missile programme. Photograph: Jeon Heon-Kyun/EPA

Chinese state media have called for a boycott of South Korean goods after a unit of the Lotte conglomerate approved a land deal to allow the deploymen(...)

 Family and schoolmates of missing passengers of Sewol ferry accident wailing during a gathering at Danwon High School in Ansan, South Korea. Photograph: Yang Ji-Woong/EPA

Amateur video footage has emerged of passengers waiting inside the capsizing South Korea ferry whicle questions have been raised about a dela(...)

A handout picture  shows rescue helicopters flying over the passenger ship Sewol as it sinks in waters off South Korea’s southwestern coast today. The ferry, with 477 people on board, was reported sinking off the south-western coast of South Korea while en route from the port of Incheon, west of Seoul, to Jeju Island. The passengers were mostly secondary school students on a field trip to Jeju Island. The Coast Guard dispatched patrol boats and aircraft for rescue operations. Photograph: Yonhap/EPA

Almost 300 people are missing after a ferry capsized off South Korea today, despite frantic rescue efforts involving coastguard vessels, fishi(...)